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UPDATED: August 12, 2022

Florida State University students, faculty and staff are encouraged to continue to stay up to date with vaccines and boosters, stay home and get tested if you have symptoms that may be COVID, and consider wearing a mask if you have significant concerns about potentially contracting or spreading COVID or other illnesses.

Thank you for your cooperation, and #StayHeathyFSU!


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Temporary Remote Work Guidelines

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Finance & Administration Chief of Staff. The University continues to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 to our work, educational, and research environment. Florida State University is open and fully operational. At this time, there are […]

FSU Testing Center closed until end of spring of semester

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. UPDATED (March 19, 2020): The main campus Testing Center is closed and will remain closed through the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Instructors needing test proctoring services for their students can […]

Remaining Balance of Opening Nights Season Canceled

Due to concerns with the coronavirus, on March 11, 2020, Florida State University communicated new guidelines for university operations, including postponing or canceling external speakers and groups scheduled to perform on campus. The university’s highest priority is the health and safety of students, staff and patrons. Working closely with university leadership to enact these guidelines, […]

FSU Athletics announces suspension of spring sports

Statement from Florida State: Tallahassee, Fla. — Florida State Director of Athletics David Coburn announced Thursday that all FSU athletic competitions and events would be suspended until further notice. “The ACC presidents and athletic directors, with the advice of U.S. health officials, have determined that the immediate suspension of competitions, practices and recruiting is the […]

Coronavirus Workplace Guidance

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Finance & Administration Chief of Staff. Florida State University continues to monitor the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation closely. At this time, there are no reported cases on campus or in Tallahassee and Leon County. There is […]

Difference between self-quarantine and self-isolation

Quarantining in general means the separation of a person or group of people reasonably believed to have been exposed to a communicable disease but are not yet symptomatic from others who have not been exposed to prevent the possible spread of the disease. Self-isolation means the separation of a person or group known or reasonably believed to be […]

University travel booking requirements

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Kyle Clark, Vice President for Finance & Administration. In order to better inform university employees of new warnings related to the COVID-19 coronavirus or other threats to their safety based on their location, effective immediately all future faculty/staff air and train travel, both domestic and […]

What FSU is doing to prevent coronavirus

Florida State University is taking aggressive steps to prevent the spread of disease, such as COVID-19, by promoting healthy habits and enhancing its existing cleaning and disinfection practices. This cannot be achieved without the help of the entire campus community. First and foremost, this means engaging in healthy habits such as washing hands with soap […]

FSU closes Florence, Italy Study Center

The spring semester programs at Florida State University’s Study Center in Florence, Italy have been canceled and preparations are currently underway to close the Florence Study Center no later than March 9, 2020. The university has notified all affected students currently enrolled in the Florence programs and is actively providing those students with instructions and assistance […]

A message from President John Thrasher: Coronavirus Update

Dear FSU Family, Florida State University continues to closely monitor advisories and updates from the Centers for Disease Control concerning the COVID-19 coronavirus that has spread to many countries. The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our paramount concern. As we head into spring break and many people are on the move, I […]